Release Date: Sun, Mar 10, 2013

Here and Now Special to Feature Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidates in Discussion Format

For More Information:Andy Moore, WPT producer, 608-263-5628, [email protected] Brockmeyer, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, [email protected]  Wisconsin Public Television's (WPT) weekly news program, Here and Now, will host a discussion with the candidates running for Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction in the nonpartisan April 2 election.   Incumbent Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers and challenger Rep. Don Pridemore will appear in a special edition of Here and Now airing 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22 on WPT. The program also will be simulcast at on the Web. During the 30-minute program, the candidates will present their viewpoints on education policies and issues in a question and answer discussion moderated by Here and Now Anchor Frederica Freyberg. WPT will rebroadcast the program at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, March 24. MPTV in Milwaukee will air this edition of Here and Now at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 24. Funding for Here and Now is provided, in part, by Animal Dentistry & Oral Surgery Specialists LLC. WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension. Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV, Park Falls; WHLA-TV, La Crosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.

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